Accession Number : ADP002666

Title :   Eddy Heat Flux in the North Pacific,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE OF OCEAN SCIENCES SIDNEY (BRITISH COLUMBIA)

Personal Author(s) : Bennett,A.

Report Date : 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Estimates of meridonal heat flux in the North Pacific are reviewed. The 1976-1980 TRANSPAC XBT data is used to estimate transient and standing eddy heat fluxes above 400 dbar. The latter is marginally significant, due to an offshore meander in the Kuroshio path.

Descriptors :   *Ocean currents, North Pacific Ocean, Eddies(Fluid mechanics), Heat flux, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE